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    Biman Hijack Bid: 'It was a toy gun'

    It was a toy gun, not a real one, the suspect was carrying during a plane hijack bid on Sunday, and there were no explosives inside the flight either, a top government official involved in probing the incident told The Daily Star yesterday.

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    Hijack bid foiled; suspect shot dead

    A man who allegedly tried to storm the cockpit of a Biman flight was killed in a commando operation at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram yesterday evening after all passengers were evacuated safely.

  • Bangladesh Biman plane hijack attempt

    A ‘mentally imbalanced’ man with a gun

    The “hijacker” who is killed in military operation is “mentally imbalanced”, according to what several officials have said.

  • A swift operation of 8 minutes

    Commandos of Bangladesh Army neutralised the hijacker of a national flag carrier flight at Chattogram airport in just eight minutes.

  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane hijacker neutralised

    Biman hijacker neutralised: Army

    The alleged hijacker of a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines has been neutralised in military operation, Bangladesh Army says in a post-operation briefing.

  • Bangladesh Biman hijacker armed

    Biman hijacker was armed: CAAB chief

    The hijacker apprehended at Chattogram’s Shah Amanat International Airport was armed, Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) says.